Thank you for supporting Springfield Ballet

Springfield Ballet could not accomplish its mission and vision of being a professional ballet that provides dance education and performances to enrich the communities of central Illinois without the support of private donors, patrons, local, state, and federal grant agencies, foundations, corporate sponsors, and the communities in which we live, work, and perform.

How can you help?

There are many ways you can support Springfield Ballet by making a donation or pledging your support today.

  • Sponsor a Dancer

  • Pointe Shoe Fund

  • Scholarships for School of Springfield Ballet

  • Partners in Performance

  • Tour Sponsor

  • ​Community Outreach Program Sponsor

Contact Scott Raper at or at 217-544-1967 for donor opportunities and levels. Ready to make a donation, click below and you will be redirected to our secure donation portal.

Sponsor Springfield Ballet

Springfield Ballet can provide central Illinois with professional education and performances because of the support of local businesses and corporate sponsors. There are many opportunities for your business to partner with Springfield Ballet, from serving as a sponsor of one of our productions or community outreach programs to providing services to support the day-to-day operations of the company. Complete the contact form today, and a team member will contact you soon. We appreciate your interest in partnering with Springfield Ballet.

Become a volunteer!

It takes the incredible talent and skills of dozens of people for Springfield Ballet to provide dance education and performances throughout central Illinois. Springfield Ballet can always use your help. Please complete the volunteer form below and a member of our team will be in touch with you very soon. 

2022-2023 Season Partners & Sponsors

Illinois Arts Council Agency

The Springfield Ballet is partially supported by a grant by the Illinois Arts Council Agency.


HSHS St. John's Children's Hospital

HSHS St. John's Children's Hospital is the Presenting Sponsor for Springfield Ballet's The Little Mermaid at the UIS Performing Arts Center on October 1, 2022 at 2:00 and 7:00 pm. Thank you for supporting local arts!


US Bank

Springfield Ballet is fortunate to receive a US Bank Foundation Community Possible Play Grant that helps fund programming including community outreach and professional productions including The Little Mermaid, The Nutcracker, and Breaking Boundaries.

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Two Men & A Truck Springfield

Thank you Two Men and a Truck Springfield for being the official movers of the Springfield Ballet. We could not put on our productions without the professional services of Two Men and a Truck moving our costumes, props, and sets to the performance venues.


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A DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel

Thank you to the President Abraham Lincoln Springfield for serving as the official hotel for all of Springfield Ballet's artists and distinguished guests.